National, International MCQs (November, October 2015)


National 1. On Oct 16, Pakistan and ______ signed a government-to-government deal for laying a $2.5 billion pipeline to carry imported LNG from Karachi to Lahore. (a) China        (b) Turkey (c) Japan        (d) Russia 2. On Oct 20, Pakistan ratified WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), becoming the ______ WTO member, first from South Asia. (a) 42nd        …

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World in Focus (July – August 2015)

  National, International News & MCQs NATIONAL July 16: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah dissolved the board of directors of the Fishermen Cooperative Society and appointed Livestock & Fisheries Secretary Noor Mohammad Leghari its administrator for a period of six months. July 16: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) ordered grounding of four aircraft of Shaheen Air. July 17: …

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World in Focus (June-July 2015)

National, International News & MCQs NATIONAL June 16: PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari lashed out against what he called “the character assassination of his party” and warned the military leadership that if they did not stop, he would expose the misdeeds of many generals. June 16: The heads of higher education commissions from eight member countries of the South Asian …

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World in Focus (May-June 2015)

National, International News & MCQs  NATIONAL May 16: All cellular companies operating in the country completed biometric verification of Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs). May 16: According to the Human Capital Report 2015 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Pakistan ranks at 113 out of 124 countries in the ‘Human Capital Index’ because of its poor performance on educational outcomes. …

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World In Focus (March-April 2015)

 National, International News & MCQs National Mar 16: A day after the suicide attacks on two churches in Lahore, the Punjab government called in Rangers to control the law and order situation in the city. Mar 16: The ECP announced appointment of 50 returning officers (ROs) and 100 assistant returning officers for holding local government elections for 43 cantonment boards. …

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World in Focus (Feb-March 2015)

National, International News & MCQs National Feb 16: Pakistanis purchased properties in Dubai worth over 16 billion UAE dirhams during 2013 and 2014; becoming the second largest community in the list of expatriate property buyers in Dubai during 2014. Feb 16: Shazia Hanjra, a special public prosecutor, announced to step down due to the non-cooperation of police in the Baldia …

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World in Focus (Jan – Feb 2015)

National, International News & MCQs National Jan 16: A severe shortage of petroleum products hit most parts of the Punjab province. Jan 17: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif suspended Petroleum Secretary Abid Saeed, Additional Secretary Naeem Malik, DG (Oil) C.M. Azam and Amjid Janjua, MD of the Pakistan State Oil in connection with the petrol shortage in Punjab.

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